baked fiesta spinach dip

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By Linda Walter
from Gulfport, FL

from the cookbook, "Southern Scrumptious"

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serves makes 5 cups
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min

Ingredients For baked fiesta spinach dip

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 cup chunky medium salsa, well drained
  • 1 (10 oz.) package frozen chopped spinach, thawed
  • 2 1/2 cups shredded monterey jack cheese
  • 8 oz. light cream cheese, cubed
  • 1/2 cup light cream cup sliced black olives
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

How To Make baked fiesta spinach dip

  • 1
    Saute the onion in oil in a medium skillet over medium heat until tender.
  • 2
    Add the salsa. Drain the spinach and squeeze dry. Add the spinach to the skillet. Cook for 2 minutes.
  • 3
    Pour the mixture into 1 1/2quart baking dish. Stir in 2 cups of the Monterey Jack and the cream cheese, cream and olives.
  • 4
    Sprinkle with the pecans. Bake, uncovered, at 350 degrees for 15 minutes. Cover with foil and bake for 15 minutes longer. Sprinkle with the remaining 1/2 cup Monterey Jack. Serve hot. Yield: 5 cups

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